Spiders
Zoology or Animal Biology

What is the scientific name of the black widow spider?

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01/15/2010
  1. Species Latrodectus apicalis (Galapagos black widow spider).
  2. Species Latrodectus hesperus (Western black widow spider).
  3. Species Latrodectus variolus (Northern black widow spider).
Species Latrodectus mactans
  1. (4) Subspecies Latrodectus mactans mactans (Southern black widow spider, black widow spider).
  2. (5) Subspecies Latrodectus mactans tredecimguttatus (European black widow spider, Mediterranean black widow spider).